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Cortés was able to take advantage “We Spaniards suffer from a disease of the heart, of the misery and disgruntlement of the various which only gold can cure”. ethnic groups, nine in total, that were part of the Knowing of the Spaniards’ lust for gold and Aztec Empire, ruled from the unique island capital precious stones, Moctezuma offered these gifts on of Tenochtitlan. the condition that Cortés stopped his march on The capital was built in the middle of a lake and Tenochtitlan. There was no chance of this, though, grid-lined with canals; simply put, it was one of and the gifts merely whetted his appetite for the most awe-inspiring cities the world had ever treasure.
O’Leary’s 1st Company, under the command of Second Lieutenant Innes, were ordered to organise the survivors of the assault party and assist the Coldstream Guards in a second attempt to take back the territory. The British artillery commenced what was at that point one of the conflict’s larger bombardments, in order to break down the barbed wire in front of their trenches. Meanwhile, the 2nd Company fired at their enemy to keep them in their trenches and prevent them from being able to return fire.
Who performed it? The Aztecs had large numbers of priests who would carry out the sacrifices, usually one male and one female priest would officiate. As a result, they would develop good anatomical skills in removing the skin and organs of sacrificial victims. Why was it done? The Aztecs subjugated other native people and demanded tributes in the form of human sacrificial victims, required to placate and please the Aztec gods. Sacrificial victims frequently went to their deaths willingly, promised great riches in the next life.
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